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Union Court

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections, Wylie Collection

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Union Court

W R Mainds' watercolour sketch of Union Court in Piggers' Close, 1891.

The narrow close connected High Street with Rottenrow. The higgledy-piggledy arrangemment of houses crowded together here is typical of the way in which city centre backcourts were often filled with new buildings.

Reference: Sp Coll Bh12-x.3

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections

Keywords:
alleys, back stairs, backcourts, closes, courtyards, houses, Piggers Close, slums, tenements



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